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Letters to Poseidon
Cees Nooteboom.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623659141.  Daedalus Item Code: 63113
 
As autumn falls each year, Goethe Prize–winning Dutch novelist, poet, and travel writer Cees Nooteboom writes Poseidon a letter requesting permission to return to his home in Minorca the following ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Loves of Laurie Lee
Valerie Grove.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849546874.  Daedalus Item Code: 62123
 
Millions of readers remember British poet, playwright, and broadcaster Laurie Lee (1914–97) for his lyrical portraits of his life, from the moving and nostalgic tales of childhood and innocence in ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs
Ted Morgan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342604.  Daedalus Item Code: 61196
 
Anarchist, heroin addict, alcoholic, and brilliant writer, William S. Burroughs (1914–97) was the patron saint of darkness among the Beat writers. His avant-garde masterpiece Naked Lunch shook ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
Laura Miller, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316316385.  Daedalus Item Code: 69512
 
Spanning four millennia of creative endeavor—from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Salman Rushdie's Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights—this collection of illustrated essays takes us ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives
John Sutherland.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179477.  Daedalus Item Code: 62747
 
In the spirit of Dr. Johnson's Lives of the Poets, critic and scholar John Sutherland here offers a history of novels written in the English language, selecting 294 writers since the 17th ... (Read More)
 
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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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London: A Literary Anthology
Richard Fairman, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780712357401.  Daedalus Item Code: 62175
 
"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, and from the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless that ... (Read More)
 
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Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands
Editors of Hippocrene Books.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806718.  Daedalus Item Code: 62609
 
From the United States to the Ukraine, this unique anthology presents 130 love poems from 21 different countries, each celebrating the electrifying subject of the kiss. Here are works by Edgar Allan ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416569923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61841
 
The author of American Bloomsbury returns to Concord, Massachusetts, for this engaging life of its most famous female writer. Louisa May Alcott never intended to write Little Women; she ... (Read More)
 
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The Lover's Watch
Aphra Behn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910749.  Daedalus Item Code: 53731
 
Knowing that her lover Damon might be tempted by other women during a brief separation, Iris subversively maps out his day for him, hour by hour, to keep his thoughts upon her alone. Interspersed ... (Read More)
 
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Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre—How We Dignify the Dead
Sarah Murray.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250015655.  Daedalus Item Code: 41682
 
The author of Moveable Feasts and a regular contributor to London's Financial Times, Sarah Murray never gave much thought to what might ultimately happen to her remains, until her ... (Read More)
 
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Mallarmé: The Politics of the Siren
Jacques Rancière. Steven Corcoran, trans.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826438409.  Daedalus Item Code: 62176
 
Often considered a difficult and austere poet, Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) has been widely misunderstood for more than a century, posits philosopher Jacques Rancière, who stresses that the French ... (Read More)
 
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